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BlackBerry® in a Snap

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Wish your BlackBerry 7100 had come with a little more meat in the owner's manual? BlackBerry 7100 In a Snap is your wish come true. This task-oriented guide goes well beyond the BlackBerry 7100 owner's manual and guides you through its devices using practical usage scenarios. Jump in anywhere, and learn how to squeeze every bit of mobile power out of your BlackBerry 7100, one task at a time. You will learn how to:

  • Manage your BlackBerry 7100 from your desktop

  • Take control of e-mail with the built-in Web Client

  • Text message

  • Use your BlackBerry 7100 as the ultimate mobile phone

  • Manage your time with the calendar

  • Organize your to-do list with tasks

  • You will also learn about advanced features that go beyond simple phone and communicator usage, and you'll be able to reference quick tutorials on a broad array of features and practices with this essential guide from the In a Snap series.

    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
      1. Dedication
    2. About the Author
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Tell Us What You Think!
    5. Reader Services
    6. I. Getting Started with Your BlackBerry 7100
      1. 1. ✓ Start Here
        1. Taking a Look at Mobile Wireless Networks
        2. The BlackBerry Device Family Past and Present
        3. Assessing the BlackBerry Platform
        4. Upgrading Your Device to the Latest BlackBerry OS
      2. 2. Hit the Ground Running with Your BlackBerry
        1. 1. About the BlackBerry User Interface
        2. 2. Select a Display Language
        3. 3. Set the Date and Time
        4. 4. Make Yourself the Owner
        5. 5. Lock and Unlock Your Device
        6. 6. Password-Protect Your Device
        7. 7. Choose a Theme
      3. 3. Managing Your BlackBerry from a Desktop PC
        1. 8. Install the BlackBerry Desktop Software
        2. 9. Connect Your Device to Your PC
        3. 10. Synchronize PIM Data with Your PC
        4. 11. Install a New Application to Your Device
        5. 12. Remove an Application from Your Device
        6. 13. Back Up Your Device
        7. 14. Restore Your Device
        8. 15. Clear Personal Data from Your Device
      4. 4. Fine-tuning Your BlackBerry
        1. 16. Automatically Turn Your Device On and Off
        2. 17. Customize the AutoText Feature
        3. 18. Tweak the Profiles
        4. 19. Adjust the Screen and Keyboard
        5. 20. Organize Application Icons
        6. 21. Change the Wallpaper
        7. 22. Install a New Theme
    7. II. Staying in Touch with Your BlackBerry 7100
      1. 5. Taking Control of Email with the BlackBerry Web Client
        1. 23. About Email and the BlackBerry Web Client
        2. 24. Create a BlackBerry Web Client Account
        3. 25. Configure Web Client Options
        4. 26. Import Your Address Book
        5. 27. Compose an Email Message Using the Web Client
        6. 28. Create an Auto Reply Message
        7. 29. Change the Sent from Email Address
        8. 30. Copy Your Email Messages to Another Account
        9. 31. Add Another Email Account to the Web Client
        10. 32. Create an Email Filter
      2. 6. Digging Deeper into Email and Text Messages
        1. 33. About Email and Text Messages
        2. 34. Compose an Email Message
        3. 35. View an Email Attachment
        4. 36. Send a PIN Message
        5. 37. Send an SMS Message
        6. 38. Organize Your Messages
        7. 39. Search Your Messages
        8. 40. Configure Email Options
        9. 41. Redirect Messages with the BlackBerry Redirector
      3. 7. Instant Messaging with Your BlackBerry
        1. 42. About Instant Messages
        2. 43. Set Up Instant Messaging
        3. 44. Manage Your IM Contacts
        4. 45. Carry On an IM Conversation
        5. 46. About Instant Messaging Services
      4. 8. Browsing the Wireless Web
        1. 47. About BlackBerry Web Browsing
        2. 48. Navigate to a Web Page
        3. 49. Create and Manage Bookmarks
        4. 50. Install a New Application Over-the-Air
        5. 51. Download New Wallpaper
        6. 52. Download New Ring Tones
        7. 53. Tweak Browser Options
      5. 9. BlackBerry As the Ultimate Mobile Phone
        1. 54. About the BlackBerry Phone
        2. 55. Make and Receive Phone Calls
        3. 56. Make a Conference Call
        4. 57. Forward Calls
        5. 58. Manage the Speed Dial List
        6. 59. Take Advantage of Smart Dialing
        7. 60. Work with Call Logs
        8. 61. Tweak Phone Options
        9. 62. Access a 411 Phone Directory
      6. 10. Using Bluetooth for Short-range Wireless Networking
        1. 63. About Bluetooth
        2. 64. Turn Bluetooth On and Off
        3. 65. Pair Up with a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit
        4. 66. Tweak Bluetooth Options
        5. 67. About Bluetooth Security
    8. III. Getting Productive with Your BlackBerry 7100
      1. 11. Using the Address Book to Never Lose a Contact
        1. 68. Create and Manage Contacts
        2. 69. Create and Manage Mailing Lists
        3. 70. Apply Categories to Contacts
        4. 71. Tweak Address Book Options
        5. 72. Access the SIM Phone Book
      2. 12. Managing Your Time with the Calendar
        1. 73. About the Calendar
        2. 74. Navigate in the Calendar
        3. 75. Create and Manage Appointments
        4. 76. Tweak Calendar Options
      3. 13. Organizing Your To-Do List with Tasks
        1. 77. Create and Manage Tasks
        2. 78. Apply Categories to Tasks
        3. 79. Tweak Task Options
      4. 14. Getting the Most Out of Helper Applications
        1. 80. Stay on Schedule with an Alarm
        2. 81. Make Notes with the MemoPad
        3. 82. Crunch Numbers with the Calculator
        4. 83. Manage Pictures with the Photo Album
        5. 84. Monitor Traffic and Surveillance Remotely
        6. 85. Use Your Device As a Flashlight and Mirror
        7. 86. Use Your Device As a High-tech Golf Scorecard
      5. 15. Securing Your BlackBerry Device
        1. 87. About BlackBerry Security
        2. 88. Secure the SIM Card
        3. 89. Turn On the Firewall
        4. 90. Protect Your Content
        5. 91. Safely Store IDs and Passwords on Your Device
        6. 92. Register Your Device with StuffBak
    9. Key Terms